It’s Wednesday, and this week, I made a card using High Hopes Rubber Stamps Lasso Some Snow – TDG021 for the main image and Don’t Worry – FDG021 for the sentiment. We all need a little bit of encouragement every now and then and this little snowman is here to give us some.
To make my card this week, I began with a card base of Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock, cut and scored to be 5.5″ x 4.25″. I used Echo Park Paper Co. – My Favorite Winter cardstock cut to the same size as the base card for the background. I attached this to the base using double-sided tape. Using my Cuttlebug, a mixture of square dies from My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out and Waffle Flower – Nesting Square dies, I die cut cardstock from Scrapbook.com Neutrals Smooth Cardstock and also Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. I applied double-sided tape to the back of the tan square and applied it directly to the background. U-Line double-sided tape was added to the back of the dark brown square and popped up onto the centre of the tan square.
With my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, I stamped the image onto the Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card cardstock square and coloured it in with Copic markers. Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen was used to create the snow in the sky. Sakura Glaze – Black and Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen were used on the eyes of the snowman. I applied U-line douhble-sided tape to the back of the completed image and popped it up onto the centre of the dark brown square.
With my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, I stamped the sentiment onto Recollections – White cardstock and then die cut it out using my Cuttlebug and My Creative Time – Ribbon End Dies. I inked around the edges using Copic – E59 marker to give it a dark brown border. I used my knife to remove the double border from the piece left behind and then traced the shape of the ribbon onto the remaining piece of Scrapbook.com Neutrals Smooth Cardstock. I cut this out with my cutter and scissors. U-Line double-sided tape was applied to both pieces and the completed sentiment was popped up onto the card below the main image to complete the card.
Stamp: Lasso Some Snow – TDG021 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)
Sentiment: Don’t Worry – FDG021 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)
Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Echo Park Paper Co. – My Favorite Winter (6″ x 6″), Scrapbook.com – Neutrals Smooth Cardstock (5.5″ x 4.25″), Recollections – White cardstock
Die Cuts: My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out, Waffle Flower – Nesting Square dies, My Creative Time – Ribbon End Dies
Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, U-Line double-sided tape, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen, Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen, Sakura Glaze – Black, Cuttlebug
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Snowman: B60, C9, C7, C5, C00, E49, YR18, YR16, YR12, Colorless Blender (Eyes – Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen)
Hats, Mitts and Scarf: B99, B977, B95
Coat: E51, E50, E37, E35, E34, E33, E31
Birds: E59, E37, E35
Fence: E29, E27, E25, E23, E21
Wheel and Rope: E77, E74, E47, E44, E43, Y35, YR31
Sky: B04, B02, B01, B00
Snow: B000, B60, C00, Colorless Blender, Stickles – Diamond
Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!